4 a \~\ >S*~2L I i^i University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I JUNE 23, 1958 NUMBER 1 Foreign Language Symposium Opens Today Five language specialists will participate in a three-day symposium on the problems of foreign languages during the University of Massachusetts Summer Ses- sion which opens today June 23 and extends through Aug. .30. The symposium, "Foreign languages and the national interest" is intended to reach a wide audience, with the major emphasis on language problems as a national and public issue* The symposium is part of an expanded 10-week Summer Session program for col- lege graduates and undergraduates to earn nearly a full semester 1 s work during the two sessions* The language program presented by the Romance Languages and German Departments will include major addresses, small conf- erences, question periods and laboratory demonstrations. The program Is under the auspices of the Carnegie Language Project. Speakers include: Stephen A. Freeman, vice president of Middlebury College who will address a convocation on July 9, at 10:30 A.M. on "Expanding our horizons." Other speakers include Prof. J, Donald Bowen of the Foreign Service Institute of the Department of State, Washington, D.C., who will discuss"The Modern Language Assoc- iation College Language Project." Miss Marjorie Johnston of the Office of Education of the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare will describe her department's program of researcii and services in modern foreign languages. A demonstration of the language lab- oratory will be presented by Dr. Paul E. King, president of the Magnetic Recording Industries, N.Y, , „ (SEE LANGUAGE PAGE 4) Boys State Holds Session American Legion Department of Massachusetts, Inc., will hold 19^8 Massachusetts Boys State at the University of Massachusetts from June 20 to June 28. This year I4.8O boys are enrolled who will be under the supervision and direction of 26 counsellors and the administrative staff. These boys will be housed in Baker and Chadbourne Houses and the administrative staff will be housed in Butterfield House. Head- quarters this year will be in the food management area at the Dining Commons. Classes each day will be in Machmer Hall, Engineering Build- ing, Gunness Laboratory, Stockbridge Hall, French Hall, Chapel Auditorium, and Bowker Auditorium. (SEE BOYS STATE PAGE 4) THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 2 THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS PUBLISHED EACH MONDAY OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL SESSION EDITOR .JOEL WOLFSON TYPIST .NANCY PARKER LAYOUT .JANET KALINOCTSKI Prexy Bids You Welcome Welcome to the campus of your State University during the first extended and expanded summer session. I hope you enjoy a pleasant and profitable stay in terms of your educational objectives . Please recog- nize that by moving ahead with your prog- ram during the summer session you are helping the taxpayers of the State by more adequately and efficiently utilizing the huge investment in plant we have in this beautiful valley. There are practical as well as philosophical objectives to almost every program. In addition to your studies I hope you take advantage of the glory and beauty of the surrounding natural area. Western Massachusetts is certainly one of the finest spots in the country* From The Director Of The Summer Session I should like to welcome all of the students attending the 1958 Summer Session at the University. The University offers a variety of programs in numerous fields for sum .er study. Throughout the summer emphasis will be placed upon effec- tive learning under superior in- struction in a relaxed, pleasant atmosphere. In order to provide a broad educational experience, a num- ber of special lectures, seminars, conferences and excursions to fa- mous cultural centers in Massachu- setts, such as the Berkshire Music Festival, are also scheduled. In addition, indoor and outdoor extra curricular activities, designed to meet th~ varying needs of students of all age levels, are planned by the Assistant Director of Recre- ation and the Student Union Director. I hope your stay with us this summer will be both a pleasant and profitable educational experience. Pest wishes to you # ^ q * * Stanley F. Salnak Director 3lj!nx& J. PAUL MATHER, President THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PACE 3 Music Session Boon For High Schoolers Music instruction for high school youngsters will be offered this summer on the campus of the University of Massachusetts by a newly-formed organization, the Amherst Summer Music Center, it was announced recently. President J. Paul Mather said the program "Enables well-qualified high school students to obtain sound instruction which will be of great vaL ue.lt is hoped that the training will enhance the music program within the high schools of the Common- wealth. The facilities of the University will be made available to these students while they reside on our campus* "Extra curricular programs, including performances by groups of musicians and individual performers will add to the cul- tural life of the campus during the summer sessions," President Mather added. Dr. J. Clement Schuler will direct the center, which will offer instrumental and vocal instruction. Fred Waring, Arthur Fiedler and Sig- mund Spaeth are among eminent musicians named to the advisory council. Dr. Schuler is director of instrumen- tal music at Amherst College; director of the Department of Music Education of Am- herst Public Schools and director of in- •trumental music of Deerfield Academy. He organized the "Kids from Home" tours for the Department of Defense touring a quar- ter of a million miles, entertaining a half million servicemen. (SEE MUSIC PAGE 4) PROGRAM - JUNE 24 to JULY 4 TUESDAY, JUNE 21+ 5:30 PM Chicken Fry at Rhododen- dron Gardens. Commonwealth Room of Stu- dent Union in case of in- clement or threatening weather. After dinner, there will be square dan- cing. Cold watermelon will be served. Your tickets will be collected before you are served dinner. THURSDAY, JUNE 26 8:15 PM Movie Union it Pinky" - Student FRIDAY, JUNE 27 8:00 PM Festival, under the Country Dance Folk dancing stars on Alumni Field. Hundreds of gaily attired couples of all Qr;e3 make this a successful affair each year. Hicks Gymna- sium in case of rain. Pre- sent your ticket at the gate* Testing Program Members of the Class of 1962. will be brought to the campus in groups of approximately two hundred throughout the summer months. An orientation to the academic scene, a program of aptitude and placement testing, and course registration will be completed during the two and one-half days each group is on campus. Counselors to interpret the test scores and to advise students will be responsible for planning the academic programs of approxi- mately 10 to Hi students. Counselors will also be expec- ted to meet informally on Saturday with parents of freshmen, for whom a special program is being planned. The preliminary schedule includes lunch at the Dining Commons with brief meetings at the Student Union either before or after lunch. Library Hours Hugh Montgomery, University Librarian, has announced the follow- ing summer hours for the Library for the period June 23 - August 30: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - £:00 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sun- day all day. Saturday exceptions ere July 26 and August 30 when the Library will then be open from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The Library will be closed all day Friday, July \\.. MONDAY, JUNE 30 6:30 PM at Mt. Holyoke Busse3 Valley Players-"* Park Casino, in "Petticoat Fever" will leave from the Stu- dent Union at 6:30 PM. Play begins at 8: 30. Note: Please sign up at the desk in the Union lobby by Friday, June 27» FRIDAY, JULY l* 2:30 PM Amherst Summer Music Cen- ter Concert, Paul Yoder conducting. Student Union terrace or ballroom de- pending on weather con- dition::. THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 4 Business School Accepted By AACBS The University School of busi- ness Administration has been accep- ted as a member of the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business officials here were no- tified. Organized in 1916, the AACBS is the only accrediting agency for collegiate schools of business in the country, with a membership of 85 schools • School of Business Administra- tion Dean H.B. Kirshen received no- tification and congratulations fl on the quality of operations of your school." Symposium Briefs 1. This symposium at the specific request of most speakers, is primarily intended to reach an audience composed of students on campus and an off -campus general public, and not "language spe- cialists" or teachers. Mr. King's demonstration should certainly interest the public since most future language courses will make use of laboratory tech- niques. (High schools in New England have already adopted them. ) 2. The symposium emphasizes a na- tional problem: there are not enough people who can use anoth- er language, whether for general or scientific purposes. Valuable scientific articles have long been received but unread in this country because they are in a foreign language. Prestige can be built up in part by the abil- ity to handle one or more lan- guages: the State Department has recently established strict reg- ulations in this direction. Those who have spoken out publicly in this need include President Ei- senhower (most recently at the US Naval Academy graduation) , Ex- President of Harvard and ex-am- bassador James B # Conant, and Rear Admiral Hyman Rickover. 3. The UMass Symposium was designed to bring a group of specialists of varied specific interests to the campus to underline current national needs. Heywood Named Robert E. Heywood, a certified public accountant who holds a mas- ter's degree in accounting from the University of Illinois has been named assistant treasurer of the University of Massachusetts, Pres- ident J. Paul Mather announced re- cently. As assistant to Treasurer Ken- neth W. Johnson, beginning July 1, Mr. Heywood will be responsible for supervising the University 1 s re- ceipts and disbursements operation, currently approaching $12,000,000 a year. He will also supervise the administration of scholarships, stu- dent aid, and foundation grants. LANGUAGE Cont. Prof. Archibald T. MacAllister, Dir- ector of Language Study at Princeton Univ- ersity will speak on "Crisis and the road ahead." The language program is one of sev- eral institutes to be offered this summer at the University of Massachusetts. Under the expanded program at the University, between six and eight credits may be earned in each five-week session. BOYS STATE Cont. Boys State Citizens are given an intensive course on Town, City, County and State government as it applies to the State of Massachu- setts. At the close of the session on June 28 one delegate and one al- ternate will be selected to repre- sent Massachusetts at Boys Nation in Washington, D.C., which will be held at a later date in the summer. MUSIC Cont. Assisting him this summer will be Jack Dolph, associated for 25> years as pro- ducer of the Fred Waring show and S. Lee Varker of Greenfield, who has worked as film director for WCAU-TV, Philadelphia; film and program director for radio-TV in Burlington and promotion manager of WMUR- TV, Manchester. i^i mnnrr^&r University of Massachusetts Amherst ! Volume 1 June 30. T958 Mnmkor 9 Third Annual Humanities Seminar Brings Famous Political, Social and Economic Leaders Here For Three Day Parley The Third Annual American Humanities Seminar will meet at the University of Massachusetts and the Lord Jeffrey Inn on July llj., 15> and 16, to discuss the problem, "Humanists, Scien- tists and Technologists in an Industrial Civilization," This Seminar is sponsored by the Humanities Center for Liberal Edu- cation, Cooperating is the President's Committee on Scientists and Engineers • Scientists, technologists and humanists together with leaders of labor, industry and government will discuss the question: "In this time of the Satellites how may men of thought in the most crucial sectors of American life, work confidently together as allies in the democra- tic enterprise, to insure the kind of citizen whose knowledge and wis- dom will be able to cope with the demands of the future?" k IMPORTANT POINTS In conjunction with this question four problems will also be examined, "1, Values: some major premises. Do we see eye to eye? 2. Images: the scientist, technolo- gist and humanist as they see them- selves, as they see one another, as the public sees them. How shape images of integrity and common re- sponsibility? 3» Lags: the lags between the know- ledge of specialist and the know- ledge of citizens. How enable the citizen to apply intelligently the knowledge at the new frontiers? J|, Persons: the literate American of I98I4. — not a stereotype but tough-minded and wisely confident.. How may scientists, humanists and technologists, together with men of affairs, help the citizen meet the challenge?" GRAHAM KEYNOTER Dr. Maxwell H. Goldberg, Ex- ecutive Director, has announced that Frank P. Graham, distinguished edu- cator, statesman and humanitarian, will give the keynote address. His subject will be: "The Man of Thought, Democratic Society, and the Scienti- fic Revolutions," Other prominent participants in the Seminar are: Professor George Boas, retired Chairman of the Phil- osophy Dept, at Johns Hopkins Univ- ersity; Dr, Glenn Christensen,Dean f College of Arts and Science, Lehigh (SEE HUMANITIES PAGE 3) THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 2 THE mOI!B COLLEGIAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS EDITOR .JOEL WOLFSON TYPIST .NANCY PARKER LAYOUT JANET KALINOWSKI Old Chapel To Become Campus Religious Center Long range planning has begun at the University of Massachusetts' to convert one of the campus land- marks, Old Chapel, into an all-faith religious center. The trustees have authorized the administration to assign the building as a religious center upon completion of the two million dol- lar Liberal Arts Classroom building* Construction of this building is expected to start this month to be completed in two years. PRIVATE FUNDS SOUGHT Private funds will be so'ught to renovate the building to provide expanded facilities for the three chaplains, in their work of spiri- tual counseling* In endorsing the project, Pre- sident J, Paul Mather states: "The chaplains have performed a tremen- dous and valuable service by salva- ging a great many students who were emotionally disturbed or discour- aged during their educational car- eers. »Their present quarters do not lend themselves to the kind of spir- itual dignity and atmosphere that is essential to a fully adequate religious counseling program. The concept of a religious center has been endorsed by the Student Senate and the class of 195>8 voted to volving altar, similar Cornell University, as gift. graduating give a re- to one at its class Chaplains have recommended that facilities include offices for counseling; rooms for associates and secretaries; separate offices for the respective student organiza- tions; an office for representatives of faiths not now served by a chap- lain; small rooms for worship for Jewish, Roman Catholic and Protes- tant groups and an additional all- faith room. Other facilities would include the auditorium which could be converted into a chapel for ser- vices; meeting rooms for group e- vents; a library, lounge, activity workshop and kitchen. Old Chapel was built as a li- brary and worship center in l88£ at a cost of ^ 1,000. Religious ser- vices were conducted in the chapel until 191^ and then were moved to the larger auditorium, Bowker, part of Stockbridge Hall, completed that year. Old Chapel was used solely as a library until 1935 when Good- ell Library was completed. In 1936 it was renovated for use as class- rooms and faculty offices. UMass Plays Host To Full Season Of Conferences A full season of professional, labor, educational conferences are scheduled here at the University. June 29 - July 2, Grange Youth Lead- ership School; June 29 - August 9 Amherst Summer Music Center; June 30 - July 2, State Vo-Agri culture Teachers; June 30-July 11, Amherst Girl Scouts Day Camp; July 7 - 11$ State I4.-H Week July 8 - 10, Carnegie Foundation Symposium; July 11 - 13 > New England Camera Council; July ll\. - 16, Amer- ican Humanities Seminar; July 20 - July 25, Massachusetts Cosmetolo- gists Association;July 23 - Aug. 6, Foreign Student Program. August 1-3, Massachusetts Amal- gamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen Institute; Aug. 2 - 3# Wes- tern Massachusetts, International Ladies Garment Workers Union; Aug. 7 - 9# Apiculture Conference; Aug. 26 - 29, Massachusetts Assessor's Association. Foreign Language Symposium The Departments of German and Romance Languages $ under the auspices of the Carnegie Language Projeot, will present a three-day symposium on the problems of foreign languages in the national soene. Don't forget the dates III July 8 f 9, and 10. Provost McCune On "Exper Presidents of Amherst, Mount Holyoke and Smith colleges and the University of Massachusetts have assigned members of their staffs to serve as a committee to develop plans "for a new experimental col* lege aimed at producing education of the highest quality at a minimum cost per student body as new methods of instruction and new administra- tive procedures can make possible," The committee, supported by a grant from the Fund for the Advancement of Education, will spend the time from June into September exploring the problem, A report to the four presidents will be presented by November l£, 19£8, Committee members include: Cesar L. Barber of Amherst College, Donald Sheehan of Smith College, Stuart M. Stoke of Mount Holyoke College, and Shannon McCune, Uni- versity of Massachusetts Provost, Chairman, "The committee is purposely initiating its work with no pre- conceived ideas. In finding its way to a plan for a new college, it will try to re-think the basic assump- tions underlying American education and to re-evaluate accepted prac- tices and techniques. To this end, the help of a variety of consult- SU Building Hours June 23, 1958 - August 16, 1958 . Saturday, Building hours= 8:00 a,m,- 7:30 p. itw Poods - 8:30 a,m, - 7:00 p,m» Store - 8:30 a,m. - 12:00 noon (Ex- cept for special arrangements) Games - 10:00 a,m, - 7:00 p,m, Sundays - Building and facilities available during this period and the summer program will be announ- ced elsewhere in the special bulle- tin. The building will be avail- able for meetings, conferences, lun- cheons, dinners, carry-out picnic arrangements and catering. If in- terested in the above list, please contact the Schedule Clerk at the Lobby Counter, Also, available during the summer period will be television, informal dancing, check cashing service and lost and found. Building Hours- Monday through Fri- day - 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Pood Service- 7:30 a,m # - 10:00 p,m # University Store- 8:30 a # m # - 5:00- P#nu Games - 10:00 a # m, - 10:00 p,m. will the size and THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 3 imental College" Committee ants will be enlisted. The plan include all major aspects of new institution: curriculum, and character of student body faculty, physical facilities, finances, fl Dr. McCune states. The plan will be aimed at de- veloping an institution located in close proximity to th$ four insti- tutions, drawing upon them in its development, and serving as a ve- hicle for cooperative projects of interest to them. The institution envisaged is not a make-shift de- veloped as a result of current de- mands, but a college, experimental and new, in which all four institu- tions, would be able to take pride. The presidents of the four institu- tions, of course, undertake no com- mitment at the initiation of the project to put the plan for a new college into actual effect. There is likewise no commitment on the part of the Fund for the Advance- ment of Education or the Ford Foun- dation to provide further support • Whether or not a new institution evolves from the plans, the commit- tee and its sponsors hope that the planning operation itself will have value for the four institutions and American higher education, the chairman stated. HUMANITIES Continued University; William G, Caples, Vice- President, Inland Steel Co,; F,W, Wormald, Associate Director, Assoc- iation of American Colleges; Paul L # Millane, Editor, College Dept,, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.;A,M» Sullivan, Editor, Dun's Review and Modern Industry ; Sidney Sulkin, Associate Editor, Changing Times ; George E, Probst, Executive Direc- tor, Thomas Alva Edison Foundation; Henry Sams, Director of the Summer Quarter, University of Chicago; Pro- vost Harvey R. Davis, State Univer- sity of Iowa; and, Professor William N. Locke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology* The American Humanities Semin- ar is an annual function of the Hu- manities Center for Liberal Educa- tion, The first Seminar, with the College English Association and the University of Massachusetts as co- sponsors, was held in 1956„ ill bUMMtiK UULLhXrlAN hAUE 4 Program July 4 - July 13 FRIDAY, JULY fa. 2:30 PM Amherst Summer Music Cen- ter Concert, Paul Yoder conducting. Student Union terrace or ballroom de- pending on weather con- ditions. TUESDAY, JULY 8 8:00 9:30 PM ton Band Concert, American Legion Band of Northamp- ton, Alfred Purseglove conducting. Lawn, South side of Union Wednesday, July 9 in case of rain. TUESDAY JULY 8 to THURSDAY JULY 10 Carnegie Language Project (The Departments of German and Ro- mance Laiguages under the auspices of the University of Massachusetts Carnegie Language Project.) TUESDAY JULY 8 2:30 PM 8:00 PM Dr. Paul E # King, Presi- dent, Magnetic Recording Indus tries , N.Y. "Language Teaching Comes of Age." Council Chambers, Student Union. Council Chambers. Profess- or J. Donald Bowen, The Foreign Service Institute of the State Department. " The Modern Language Association College Lan- guage Project. 11 WEDNESDAY JULY 9 11 Am Commonwealth Room, Student Union. Convocation add- ress. Dr. Stephen A. Free- man, Vice President Mid- dlebury College and Di- rector of the Middlebury Language School. "Expan- ding Our Horizons" 2:30 PM Council Chambers. Dr. Ar- chibald MacAllister Pro- fessor of Italian and Di- rector of Language In- struction at Princeton University. "Crisis and the Road Ahead." Summer. I.D. cards will be used for identification in the Union build- ing. Worrying About Grave Subjects (ACP) — University of Denver's CLARION views with alarm this de- velopment: Every so often we stop worry- ing about Grave Subjects in order to worry about trivia. For instance, right now we 1 re worried about steaks. We've always been in favor of steaks, cooked medium rare, occa- sionally in mushrooms, but never with sauce. Recently we read that since 1955 the U.S. Government has per- mitted meat packers to use enzymes in tenderizing steaks. Where pre- viously corn-fed beef, carefully aged, was a requisite for a tender steak, now the packing companies have only to dip tougher, leaner pieces in an enzyme solution. One meat packer is even test- ing the feasibility of injecting tenderizing enzyme directly into steers before they are slaughtered. Now all this is satisfactory, except for one thing that bothers us. We could look it up, but we're afraid. In the back of a cluttered mind, we seem to remember a high school definition of enzymes .Aren't they what we use to digest food? Which is why we contemplate a pre-digested steek and wonder if it wouldn't be best to go back to Grave Subjects. 8:00 PM Council Chambers .Dr. Mar- jorie Johnston, Office of Education of the United States Department of Health. Education and Wel- fare. "The Office of Edu- cation Program of Re- search Services in Mod- ern Foreign Languages." THURSDAY, JULY 10 2:30 PM 8:15 PM Council Chambers. Round table Discussion. All speakers participating. Movie "Winterset" Student Union SUNDAY JULY 13 2:30 PM Amherst Summer Music Cen- ter concert: orchestra and chorus. Student Union terrace or ballroom de- pending on weather con- ditions. k^j rY^irv^i I r^i University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I JULY 7, 1958 Number 3 Language Specialists Meet Here A symposium, "Foreign Languages and the National Interest", will be presented by the Departments of German and Romance Languages July 8, 9 and 10* Concerned with the development of language laboratories, techniques of teaching languages in the past and present, it will be of interest to students and fa- culty. Here is a chance to hear the experts talk about a pro- blem which concerns us all at a time of growing concern with other countries and their ideas* Stephen A. Freeman, vice-presi- dent of Middlebury College will de- liver the convocation address for the foreign language symposium open- ing July o at the University • Dr. Freeman, director of the Middlebury Language Schools, will speak July 9 at 10:20 in the Stu- dent Union on "Expanding our hori- zons," He has served as acting pre- sident of Middlebury, has been vice president since 191+3* director of the Language Schools since 19^.6 • A graduate of Harvard University where he also earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, D r . Freeman holds honorary doctor of humanities de- gree from the University of Vermont and an honorary doctor of laws de- gree from Norwich University.He has twice served as president of the National Federation of Modern Lan- guage Teachers Assoc, and president of the Federation of French Alli- ances in the United States. Stephen A. Freeman The symposium opens July 8 at 2:30 with a talk by Dr# Paul E. King, president of Magnetic Record- ing Industries. He will trace the development of language labora- tories with a demonstration and dis- play of laboratory devices. (SEE LANGUAGES PAGE I4.) — THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 2 Summer In Amherst Students at the University of Massachusetts in the summertime have a rare opportunity, not only to use the wonderful facilities of our university, but also to spend part of the summer in a beautiful town* Amherst is beautiful, and it can be interesting* A tour of the town is worth the time of any student. Maybe you're a city dweller originally, and this business of living in a small town is a new experience for you. Give it a chance. Explore the country roads and see firsthand the n nature" you read about in poetry courses and study scientifically in botany, forestry, or agriculture courses. You'll find, at the center, an unusual town library, The Jones Li- brary, Inc. Maybe you've noticed it already, the charming stone buil- ding across the street from the Am- herst Theatre. Go in and browse a- round. The library has an exhibit right now which should be of inter- est to all of us, an exhibit of Ro- bert Frost material. There are striking photographs of the famous poet who once made his home in Am- herst, copies of his books, and sam- ples of his manuscripts. The dis- play will be there until July 31* The Mead Art Building at Amherst College is open all ■ ummer. The hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 2 to h p.m. weekdays. On display now are paintings recently acquired by the college. The building itself is worth the walk across town. There are many historical land- marks in Amherst. Emily Dickinson, America's foremost woman poet, lived here. You can see her house and her grave too if you like to visit graveyards! Eugene Field and Helen Hunt Jackson lived here. Maybe you'll come across their houses. Hers is marked. Ask at the Jones Li- brary for a pamphlet listing other famous spots in our lovely town. This paper will try to keep you posted on events of local interest: band concerts on the common, art ex- hibits, dances any small town ac- tivities which might furnish relax- ation and a change of scenery and pace after classes and studying. Let's make Amherst "our town" dur- ing these summer weeks. THE SUMMER COLjlEGIAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Adviser ••.•••..Doris E. Abramson Typist Nancy Parkor Layout •••••••• Janet Kalinowski Reporters •• Peter St # Lawrence Paul Leathe Make Way For Progress The 75 year old Drill Hall, one of the few remaining wooden buil- dings on the University of Massachu- setts campus has been razed to make way for construction of the new Li- beral Arts clasrroom building. Built originally for military training purposes in 1883 at a cost of $6500, the two-story structure has been used for men's and women's physical education and its central gymnasium was the scene of alumni gatherings, banquets and dances. Drill Hall underwent several periods of alterations and addi- tions, beginning in 1895 with the addition of a gun shed # It was ex- tensively remodeled in 1927 and a new floor was installed in 193f>» Men's athletic program was con- ducted there until the Curry Hicks Physical Education building was completed in 193X* Women's physical education clas- ses were held in Drill Hall from 1927 until 1957 • This fall, the new Women's Physical Education building will be opened. APA Approves Psychology Program The graduate training program in clinical psychology at the Univer- sity of Massachusetts has received professional recognition by the A- merican Psychological Association. Prof. Claude C. Meet, head of the department, has been notified by the Committee on Evaluation of the Edu- cational and Training Board of APA that the graduate program has been approved. The American Psychological Asso- ciation is the only approving or accrediting agency for graduate programs in clinical psychology and recognizes officially that Univer- sity graduate students who meet re- quirements for a Ph. D. in this field have completed a high-stan- dard four-year program. SEE PSYCHOLOGY Page 4 J THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 3 Humanities Seminar The third annual American Human- ities Seminar will be held on our campus July llj-16. The sponsors are The Humanities Center for Liberal Education, The University of Massa- chusetts, cooperating with The Pre- sidents Committee on Scientists and Engineers • Here are some advance comments on the Seminar by eminent scien- tists, technologists and humanists: The subject is both timely and important. • • Jonas E. Salk,M.D. , School of Medicine, U of Pittsburgh ...all best wishes for the best of success in your wonderful endeavor. Theodore Hesburgh; Pres. f University of Notre Dame ... covers a series of exceedingly important subjects, which today are of quite as great concern to scien- tists and engineers as they are to other branches of learning. •• Thorndike Saville; Director, Science and Technology Center of Study, University of Florida Looks like a marvelous gathering. Hiram Haydn; Editor, The American Scholar . I am sure it will be a most stimu- lating and fruitful three days c Lester W. Nelson;Assistant Vice President, Fund for the Advancement of Education I am vitally interested, and would not miss it if I weren f t already tied up # Harry J. Skornia; Executive Di- rector, National Assoc, of Educa- tional Broadcasters GOLF The Ajnherst Golf Club is loca- ted on South Pleasant Street. Green fees are ftl.50 for weekdays and '>2.50 for Saturday, Sunday, and Hol- idays. An outdoor pool is located on Memorial Field in Amherst. There is an admission fee. Veterans Take Note Veterans continue to show a high degree of scholastic achieve- ment at the University of Massachu- setts, a survey by George E. Emery, veterans 1 coordinator, shows. With veterans accounting for 38 per cent of the men graduating this spring, 63 per cent of honor graduates were veterans. All three men receiving B.A. degrees magna cum laude in the Col- lege of Arts and Sciences were vet- erans. Of the nine men graduating cum laude, six were veterans. In the same college, of the four men receiving B. S. degrees, magna cum laude, one was a veteran. Of the four men graduating cum laude, three were veterans • Two veterans received the high- est honors granted in the College of Agriculture, both magna cum laude. Of the three men receiving cum laudes, one was a veteran. Veterans took three of the six cum laude degrees granted to men in the School of Business Administra- tion. (SEE VETERANS PAGE Lj.) Management Workshop Opens A workshop on Management For To- day 1 s Families, offered by the School of Home Economics, will begin Wednesday July 9 and run through Saturday July 26. This workshop is planned for home economics teachers, extension work- ers, social workers, and others who counsel young people and adults. Problems related to family econo- mics, work simplification, and de- cision making in the home will be considered. Sample questions: Hov do we manage to shorten work hours 20 that we may have more time for leisuro?How do we manage to stretch dollars to meet our needs? Work Shop leaders will be Mary Jane Strattner, professor in Home Economics Education; Barbara Snow- nan, formerly of Cornell University end nov; Home Economics Program Lea- der, Extension Service; and Barbara Higgins, specialist in Family Eco- nomics, Extension Service. Coming Events TUESDAY JULY 8 2:30 PM Dr. Paul E, King, Presi- dent, Magnetic Recording Industries, N.Y. "Language Teaching Comes of Age ,f Council Chambers, Student Union. 8:00 to 9:30 PM Band Concert, American Legion Band of Northamp- ton, Alfred Purseglove conducting* Lawn, South 3ide of Union Wednesday, July 9 in case of rain. TUESDAY JULY 8 to THURSDAY JULY 10 Carnegie language Project (The Departments of German and Ro- mance Languages under the auspices of the University of Massachusetts Carnegie Language Project,) MONDAY, JULY H4. to WEDNESDAY JULY 16 American Humanities Sem- inar and University of Massachusetts in coopera- tion with the President's Committee on Scientists and Engineers, MONDAY JULY H4. 1:30 PM Student Union Ballroom, Keynote address by Dr, Frank Graham, former Pre- sident of the University of North Carolina pres- ently with UNESCO, "The Man of Thought, Democratic Society, and the Scienti- fic Revolutions 11 VETERANS Continued In the School of Engineering, a veteran earned the only cum laude in chemical engineering; all three magna cum laude electrical engin- eering degrees were earned by vet- erans and of the nine cum laude de- grees granted in electrical engin- eering, six were earned by veterans. In the Division of Physical Education, the two cum laude degrees were earned by veterans. Of the 32 undergraduate men elected to the honor society, Phi Kappa Phi, 21 were veterans.. Of the 11 men elected to Sigma Xi, honorary scientific society, seven were vet- erans. Departmental honors were a- warded to II4. men; of these six were veterans. THE SUIfriER COLLEGIAK PAGE 4 Chamber Music In Hadley Anyone interested in chamber mu- sic will want to be in Hadley at the Porter-Phelps-Huntington House July 12 at I4. pm. to hear the North- ampton String Quartet, If you get there at 3 P»m., you will have time for a tour of the historic house. Dr. James Lincoln Huntington, curator, will take you on a conducted tour of this unique colonial home. Tea will be served on the back veranda, and the recital will be in the music shed. This is the third summer of re- citals at the famous house in Had- ley, and the Northampton String Quartet is one of the most popular groups to play there. Students of American history and lovers of good music find these recitals of great interest. There is a small admis- sion charge. LANGUAGES Continued On July 8 at 8 p.m., Prof. J, Donald Bowen, associate professor of linguistics of the Foreign Ser- vice Institute of the Department of State will report on the Modern Language Assoc. College Language project. Archibald T. MacAllister, professor of Italian and director of language instruction at Prince- ton University will speak July 9 at 2:30 on "Crisis and the road ahead 1 . 1 Dr # w arjorie Johnston, specialist in foreign languages for the U.S, Department of Health, Education and Welfare will describe her depart* ment's program of research and ser- vices in modern foreign languages during the evening session at 8, The symposium concludes July 10 with a round table discussion at 2:30 when the symposium will be summarized and a discussion con- ducted of principal problems. PSYCHOLOGY Continued Approval by the national asso- ciation also makes possible cooper- ative arrangements with the Veter- ans Administration Psychology Train- ing Program enabling University graduate students to work in VA fa- cilities. Also available are four year U.S. Public Health Service grants for qualified students. i^j mor^oer I r^j University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I JULY 14, 1958 NUMBER 4 Humanities Seminar Opens July 14 President Eisenhower's Committee on Scientists and Engineers is coopera- ting in bringing together leaders from important areas of American life at the University of Massachusetts July Hj-,15> and 16 for the Third Annual Amer- ican Humanities Seminar • With the President's Committee cooperating, the seminar is being sponsored by the Humanities Center for Liberal Education and the state university. Its theme will be: "Humanists, Scientists and, Technologists in the Age of Science. fl Prank P. Graham, former U.S. Sen- ator and now United Nations repre- sentative for India and Pakistan, will give the principal address. Dr. Graham will speak on "The Man of Thought, Democratic Society, and the Scientific Revolutions." Other speakers will be Harlow Shapely, emeritus professor of ast- ronomy at Harvard and past presi- dent of the Academy of Arts and Sciences; Theodore Koop, director of Washington news and public af- fairs, CBS; and Harold Taylor, pre- sident of Sarah Lawrence College, Francis Horn, newly elected presi- dent of the University of Rhode Is- land and former executive secretary of the Association for Higher Edu- cation,will serve as general chair- man . The seminar's aim, according to Maxwell H # Goldberg, executive di- rector of the Humanities Center, is "to consider how scientists, human- ists and technologists, together with leaders of labor, industry and government, can help Americans to meet the challenge of the years a- head." SPECIAL LECTURE "The Scientist, the Humanist, and the Current Educational Crisis" will be the subject of Dr. George Boas 1 lec- ture at a summer school convocation in the Commonwealth Room, Student Union, Wednesday, J u ly 16 at 10:30 a.m. Dr. Boas is summarizing speaker at the Humanities Seminar. THE SUMMER COLLEGIA!: PAGE 2 THE SUMMER OF UNIVERSITY OF COLLEGIAN THE MA3SACHUSETTS Adviser Doris E. Abrarcson Typist Nancy Parker Layout * Janet Kalinowski Reporters Peter St. Lnwrenc* Paul Leathe Summer Counseling Program Gets Underway The University of Massachusetts heralds another "first 11 as all en- tering members of the soon-to-be class of 1962 come to campus this summer for guidance and placement test3« Groups of approximately 200 each will spend three-day sessions being tested in English, languages, math and scholastic aptitude* Sessions began the weekend of June 26, will continue all through July and into the first two weekends of August* The standardized tests were for- merly given during Freshman Orien- tation Week in the fall, but it was felt by University officials that advance testing would enable the student to familiarize himself with the campus, academic life, and some of the faculty members before the crush of fall activities begins* Overnight compilation of test results by the Guidance Department, under the direction of William Field, enables the faculty adviser and pre-freshman to choose a course of study in line with the student's capabilities and interests* Outstanding results on the Eng- lish test qualifies the student for an advanced te3t in English compo- sition* If an exceptional level is reached in the latter, the student is allowed to omit English 1 and 2 from his curriculum and to elect any other course on his academic level* SEE GUIDANCE PAGE 3 June coldest the drie records chusetts was the driest station ,f What Is So Rare?" 1958 goes on record as the since 1916 (i|2 years) and st since 1914-9* According to at the University of Massa- • weather station, this June third coldest and the eighth in the 70 years 3ince the was i itablished* Mather Comments On Building Program Governor Furcolo's recent pro- posal to speed up the state educa- tional building program should mean 7000 students at the University of Massachusetts by September of I960* A considerable increase in faculty, books, laboratory equipment, and educational supplies would be needed to teach an additional 2000 stu- dents* The Governor 1 s program calls for 53^*731*000 for capital outlay at the University over a three-year period: $12*186,000 in 19£9;^10,£l2, 000 in I960; and $12,033*000 in 1961. The Governor's office states: "Governor Furcolo's educational pro- gram will greatly benefit the swift expansion of the University of Mass- achusetts. • *" President Mather in endorsing the speed-up, cautioned "that cur- rent and continued increases in fa- culty salaries will be needed to keep and recruit qualified staff to support such a capital outlay pro- gram. Support staff on the clerical and non-professional level, as well as books and teachers are also es- sential," he said. Student Observers Invited Student observers who wish to sit in on the round-table discussions scheduled for the American Humani- ties Seminar (July H4.-I6) may do so by applying at the Seminar's regis- tration desk in the Student Union* The one event which will be open to the public on a large scale is Frank Porter Graham's address: "The Man of Thought, Democratic Society* and the Scientific Revolutions," scheduled for Monday, July U4., at l:i|, c ; p. m* in the Student Union Ball Room. Mr. Graham La United Nations ... preventative in Endia and Pukis- ' an. Final Exam Schedule First 5-Week Term THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 3 Examinations are scheduled according to meeting P^iod except in the case of certain laboratory courses which meet only in the afternoon. Place or examination will be the normally assigned classroom* Friday, July 25 2:00 - 3:50 p.m. — classes which meet in period 2 kjOO - 5:50 p.m. — Botany 1, Chemistry 1, Statistics 77-177 Saturday, July 26 8:00 - 9:50 a.m. classes which meet in period 3 10:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. - - classes which meet in period 1 Concerts Will Be Weekly Event A group of pre-college musicians are enjoying the facilities of the University of Massachusetts for six weeks of training in musi clanship. Under the direction of Prof. J. Clement 3chuler,the group presented the first of a series of weekly con- certs Sunday July 13. These concerts will continue through August 2. For performances the students have been divided into a 70-voice mixed chorus and a 52-piece band. Most of the croup is of high school age, but there are a few younger. Although most of the young mu- sicians live within a 100 mile ra- dius of the campus, more than a few hail from New York, riew Jersey, Maryland, the midwest, and the other New England states. The new music school is dedicated to two aims: the improvement of the musicianship of young people and the development of a teaching fa- culty. The faculty is drawn from the ranks of professionals who are able to give expert instruction in their special fields. David R. Clark, ass feasor in the English has recently had poems printed in an Iri3h The two poems and an es "Deirdre" appeared in Magazine for January— istant pro- Department, and an essay publication. say on Yeats ■ The Dublin March, 195 8 • Enrollment Figures Double Student enrollment in all of the University of Massachusetts slimmer terms and short courses i3 expected to reach 1800 - or nearly double last year f s figure. Last summer 1 s total figure in the full six-week academic term and short courses was 975, while regis- tration figures at the mid-way point this summer total 1600. Reg- istration for the first five-week term, which opened June 23, was nearly 800. About 375 have pre-reg- istered for the second five-week term opening July 2ft. Students may register July 28 for courses in agricultural engin- eering, chemistry, economics, edu- cation, English, food technology, French, German, government, hi story, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, sociology, Spanish and speech. GUIDANCE Continued Informal mee tings are scheduled between faculty members and stu- dents. These meetings 3hould help in breaking down barriers existing between student and faculty so- cially. Parents of the students have been invited to attend meetings at the windup of each three-day session to discuss the test results with the faculty. They also get in on infor- mal discussions with faculty mem- bers, stand in lines at the Commons and get to know the campus which will soon be very f anfiliar to their children. THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE k Current Events THURSDAY JULY 17 7:00 PM 8:15 pm Music Room, Student Union Discussion of Brahms by Professor Doric Alviani. Movie "Desert Pox" Stu- dent Union FRIDAY JULY 18 5:30 PM Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood# Pierre Monteaux, conductor •Brahms concert . (includes the "Requiem") NOTE: Please sign up at the desk in the Union lobby by Tues- day July lf>. Busses will leave from the Union at 5:30 PM. SUNDAY JULY 20 2:30 PM Amherst Summer Music Cen- ter band concert. Student Union terrace or ballroom depending on weather con- ditions* JULY 20 THROUGH JULY 25 Second Annual Cosmetology Institute, an advanced hair styling course for hair- dressers, and operators ac- tively practicing cosmeto- logy in licensed beauty shops • WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6 JULY 23 to WEDNESDAY We will have as visitors to our campus a group of seven Italian "experimen- ters", sponsored by the Experiment in Interna- tional Living* The stu- dents will be housed at Crabtree and Van Meter dorms. Asian Day Scheduled As part of the current cultural exchange between Japan and the U- nited States, Asian Day will be held at the Student Union Wednesday, July 23. It will be a one-day conference in the form of a symposium. Speech- making, discussions, question-and- answer periods will be the order of the day as professors get together* There will be representatives from the University of Massachusetts, Ho- kkaido University, and other colleges in the area, including teachers col- leges. Mr. Douglas W. Overton, for many years Executive Director of the Ja- pan Society, will be the symposium's principal speaker. REHABILITATION COUNSELORS MEET The University of Massachusetts is host to a group of vocational re« habilitation counselors from the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commis- sion. The 17 men arrived on campus July 7 and will stay thro ugh July 19. They represent the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission from all sections and district offices throughout the state. They are un- der going an in-service training program under the direction of Com- missioner Francis A. Harding* The training program is being conducted by staff members of the Commission and faculty members of Springfield College. The program is coordinated by Charles E. Campbell of South Easton, Mass. SWIMMING Cool off each weekday after- noon. Take a refreshing dip in our pool which is located in Hicks Gym- nasium. Pool hours are from 3:00 - lj.:00 PM for men students and from l±:00 to 5:00 PM for women. Women's suits will be provided. ^Tickets for the concert will be given to you by Mr. Ricci who will be at the general admission ticket office (East parking lot) on the night of the concert. NOTICE: Chief Alec Blasko warns car owners that U. of M, parking regula- tions will be strictly enforced. Park where you're supposed to park and avoid getting tagged. I lj mmer I rvi University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I JULY 21,1958 Number 5 Wednesday Is Asian Day Asian Day is Wednesday, July 23. This symposium of Japanese and American professors will be held in Student Union, and there will be a Summer School Convocation at lllOO a.m., open to sunnier session faculty and students© Douglas W. Overton, for many years Executive Director of the Japan Society will be principal speaker of the symposium. For over half a century the Japan Society has had as its mission the fostering of a climate in which the rela- tions of our two countries will flourish. The title of his speech is ^'Japan- ese-American Relations In The Present Day." Attending the Asian Day confer- ence will be visiting professors from Hokkaido University, Japan, from colleges in the New England- area, as well as UofM professors* Mr. Overton's speech about Ameri- can contacts with Japan will be fol- lowed by a discussion hour. The pro- fessors are expected to discuss the identical and different interests the two countries possess in order to promote further mutual understan- ding between the countries. The afternoon session, led by Mr. Overton and Provost Shannon McCune, will point out various materials available to American teachers and instructors in their work in the Japanese field. Later in the afternoon three doc- umentary films will be shown, depic- ting Japanese life. The adventure film "Conspiracy in Kyoto", "Japan- ese Family" and" Japan" are the three to be shown. The famous Japanese movie "Rasha-Mon" will be shown in the Student Union Thursday, July 24 at 8:15 p.m. ASIAN DAY CONVOCATION Don't forget Asian Day this Wednes- day, July 23. Summer School Convo- cation will be this week at lltOO a.m. in the Student Union. (Note the change in time.) i JRE-RSGISTER NOW Students should pre-roglster this week for the second five-week term of summer school at the Registrar's Office. THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 2 Education Is Our Business At a National Conference on High- er Education held in Chicago last March, the theme was "Strengthening Quality in the Satellite Age.* 1 John Gardner of the Carnegie Foundation was one of the speaker s. He said that n we must seek excellence in a concern for all"; it will not serve our purpose to "replace our neglect of the gifted by neglect of the gen- erality". We should encourage all kinds of individuals" to run on all kind3 of tracks." To accomplish this purpose all kinds of institu- tions should be encouraged to a- chieve excellence in their objec- tives s the large state school, the technological institute, and the liberal arts college. Each should strive for its own kind of excell- ence. Gardner concluded wittily: "An excellent plumber is Infinitely more admirable than an incompetent philosopher. The society which scorns excellence in plumbing be- cause plumbing is a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philo- sophy because it is an exalted ac- tivity will have neither good plumb- ing nor good philosophy. Neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water." Max Lerner, at the same confer- ence, spoke on "Education La America — The Heroic Encounter". He empha- sized that we lack an image of the kind of nation we want to be; that we should want most to turn out young people who are "value cre- ators". Here's part of what he said about the role of the teachers "••as we look back at our school and college careers, what is it we re- member? Not what we read in the text books and not even what they told us in the lectures. What we remember and what remains with us is probably some teacher, some per- sonality, the memory of one or two teachers. I think of a voice or a phrase used by a teacher, the way he looked, his stance toward life, the quality of his personality With all our talk about getting back to elementals, let's remember that the core of the teaching exper- ience is that kind of a teacher." THE SU1E-ER COLIiSGIAN OF TIE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Adviser ., .Doris E. Abramson Typist Nancy Parker Layout Janet Kalinowski Reporters Peter St. Lawrence Paul Leathe Teacher Training Program A new professional program in teacher training at the University was started during the first ses- sion of the University^ summer school and will continue through the second session and on until Nov- ember. Graduates from many colleges including Smith, Mt. Holyoke, Har- vard, Tufts, Amherst, Trinity and the University have been enrolled* Many more applicants were turned down due to lack of space. The new program, which is unique in this area, is geared to teacher certifi- cation in the shortest possible time, in high standard professional courses for graduates of liberal arts colleges. SEE TEACHER TRAINING PAGE 4 Report On Educational Exchange The United States attracted more foreign students to its schools in 1957-58 than ever before in its his- tory, the Institute of International Education reported in a survey re- leased today. This country continued to lead the free world in the educa- tion of foreign persons,with 43,391 students and scholars coming to study in 1801 American schools from 145 countries — some as remote as Basutoland and the Fiji Islands. Three significant characteristics of foreign students in the U.S. ara revealed in the Institute's Open D oors , an annual statistical report on educational exchange! (1) the typical foreign student in the U.S. is a Far Easterner majoring in en- gineering; (2) he* is most likely here on his own funds, not because of a scholarship; and (3) in one out of three cases, he is interested especially if he is an engineer, in employment after graduation with the overseas branch of a U.S. cor- poration. The statistical "he", it might be added, is also prone to be an actual "he", with men students still outnumbering women more than three to one. The only country to send more women than men was the Philippines. SE£ EXCHANGE PROGRAM PAGE 4 Exam Schedule THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 3 Friday. July jjff 2*00 - 3i50 p.m. m period 2 classes 4*00 - 5;50 p.m. -Botany l,Chem. 1, Statistics 77-177 Saturday. Ju}y 36 8*00 - 9*50 a.m.- period 3 classes 10:30 a.m. - 12*20 p.m. - period 1 classes DON'T FORGET TO fRE-REGISTER THIS WEEK AT THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE. Quotable Quotes From the text of an address by Harold Taylor, President of Sarah Lawrence College, given at the Amer- ican Humanities Seminar, Tuesday, July 15. "•.We have no separate intellec- tual class in this country and it is my hope that we never will. The ideal society is one in which the citizens think for themselves and do not want others to do their thinking for them. There are, of course, intellectuals in every so- ciety and there are intellectuals in America. But in America they do not form a class of political or so- cial leaders whose function it is to think for the rest. Many of our political leaders take pride in not being intellectuals and take pains to make it clear that they are reg- ular Americans without any intellec- tual connections. The intellectual in America is tested by his society in the same way as anyone else - by his ability to perform the tasks he undertakes. If he is a novelist, can he write books which are inter- esting, which have In them the ring of truth, which compel the attention of the reader to the image of human life which they proclaim? If he is a newspaper writer, can he get down the facts, can he perform his task of informing the reader? If he is a composer, can his music command the attention of musicians, can he write for opera, for full orchestra, for dancers? If he is an educator, has he anything to say which can persuade his listener or evoke a re- sponse toward the ideas he advo- cates? "..In that case, who is the American intellectual? He is to be found in many areas of American so- ciety. The writer, certainly, the novelist, the editor, the poet, the playwright, movie and television writer, the teacher, the government official, the scientist, but every rcientist and every teacher, for example, is not an intellectual. A person who teaches or who carries out research may perform his task without a serious interest in the ideas with which he operates. An intellectual, in other words, is a person who is interested in ideas and carries on a serious intellec- tual life of his own. If he has no private world of ideas, he is merely a practitioner or a technician in the field of ideas." NEA Representative Visits John H« Starie, National Educa- tion Association representative, will visit education classes at the University of Massachusetts Thurs- day, July 2A. Mr. starie has been Field Repre- sentative for the New England area for the NEA since 1950. He attended high school in Am- herst, New Hampshire, and was grad- uated from the University of New Hampshire where he majored in Eng- lish and history; he continued his education, after obtaining a resi- dent fellowship at Columbia Univer- sity in New York, where he earned the M.A. degree. An instructor in Social Studies at the Tilton (N.H.) Preparatory School from 1936 to 1943, he later served as headmaster at high schools in Madison and Belmont. Before he entered teaching, Mr. Starie was assistant New Hampshire state direc- tor for the WPA Federal Writers 1 Project. The NEA representative will vis- it classes in Machmer E33 and E34. In Machmer E35 there will be a spe- cial exhibit of books related to the field of education. John L. Bove is in charge of the display of recent publications; summer school faculty and students are invited to view the exhibit in Machmer E35. TAB SUMNER COLLEGIAN PAGE 4 Current Events WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6 JULY 23 to WEDNESDAY We will have as visitors to our campus a group of seven Italian "experimen- ter s", sponsored by the Experiment in Interna- tional Living. The stu- dents will be housed at Crabtree and Van Meter dorms* WEDNESDAY JULY 23 American Contacts with Ja- pan, Symposium of Japanese and American Univ American Contacts with Ja- pan, Symposium of Japanese and American University Professors, 11 sOO AM Opening Session- Common- wealth Room, Student Union Speaker: Donald W, Overton 2i30 PM Afternoon Session - Common- wealth Room, Student Union Materials for American teachers on Japan* 4s00 PM Documentary Films - Common- wealth Room, Student Union M Conspiracy in Kyoto ", 11 Japane se Family 11 , "Japan" • 8il5 to Midnight Dance for Summer Students* Commonwealth Room, Student Union, The Don Pepper Trio will provide the music* THURSDAY JULY 24 8:15 PM Movie "Ra8ha-Mon",A Japan- ese classic, at the Student Union, No admission charge SUNDAY JULY 27 2:30 PM Amherst Summer Misic Center Concert, An afternoon of delightful listening to Recital, Solo- ists, Singers, and Instru- mentalists- on the Student Union Terrace or Ballroom depending on weather condi- tions. No admittance charge COMPLETE POOL HOURS The University pool is open every day at 1:00 p,m, 1-2 p.m. Men 2-3 p.m* Women 3-4. p,m. Men 4 - 5 p*m. Women Monday and Friday evenings there is Mixed Swimming from 7 - 9 p»nu All groups on campus —students* faculty, convent loners, etc, — are welcome. TEACHER TRAINING Continued This new plan gives prospective teachers a program at a time when they can schedule it, enables super- intendents to see prospective tea- chers in action for effective eval- uation, and presents a new source of teachers. Seventy-five applica- tions were received by Dean Albert W, Purvis of the School of Educa- tion, but only 18 students in the secondary and 25 in the elementary curriculum were accepted* Dean Purvis said that in the very near future the School of Education hopes to be able to present enough graduate courses during the summer to facilitate the Master 1 s Degree for deserving persons* He also stated that he was very happy with the caliber of students enrolled for this new program and hopes that their interest will attract many more students in the future* EXCHANGE PROGRAM Continued The already large number of Amer- ican students going abroad for study rose further in the period surveyed by the report. They numbered 12,845 in 52 countries with a tendency to concentrate heavily in the West, Fifty-eight percent, a record num- ber, went to Europe, 20% studied in Latin America and 13% went to Cana- da, The Far East continued this yoar to be the area which sent the larg- est number of foreign students to the U.S. — 33% of the total. Latin America was again second, with 21%. The only country to top the large Far Eastern delegations was neigh- boring Canada, which continued to be the single country with the largest number of students here* lj rv^rY^ior I hvl University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I July 28, 1958 Number 6 An Experiment In International Living A group of young men and women from Italy are visiting our campus for two weeks, under the auspices of The Experiment in International Living, a private, nonprofit educational Institution* The Experiment aims to build up In all countries groups of people who are inter- ested in working for better international understanding. The approach is an infor- mal one, recognizing the home as a basic educational institution and arranging for people to live in homes in other countries * The twelve Italian students, six men and six women, are all from Mi- Ion or nearby towns. They arrived Wednesday July 23, and will stay in Amherst for two weeks • While they are here they will ob- serve American education In action by attending lectures, auditing classes, taking part in the summer sossion recreation program. One event of special interest will be a trip to Tanglewood August 1 with U of M students* They will have a chance to go there by bus and to hear an all-Wagner concert* Wednesday evening at 8:30 p.m* there will be an Informal gathering in Student Union, where coffee and Italian pastry will be nerved. Stu- dents, faculty and interested towns- people are cordially invited to at- tend, to take this opportunity to meet our guests* Dr» Ben Ricci, who Is in charge of arrangements for the group while on our campus, said, "It is our hope that the visitors willbe integrated into campus life as much as possible during their two-week stay with us* We hope especially that there will be an exchange of ideas and opinions between dents." The Living to get American and Italian stu- Experiment In International gives us a good opportunity to know our friends from other lands and gives them an equal opportunity to know us* NEXT CONVOCATION The next Summer School Convocation will be August 6 at 10:30 a.m. The speaker wiil ho an authority on the Middle Eant, Vm Laurens Hickok See- 3 ye. THE SUI-L-ER COLLEGIAN OF THB UN IVERS ITY OF MASSACHUSETTS THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN Fa^ 2 Current Events Adviser Doris E # Abramson Typist Nancy Parker Reporters Peter St. Lawrence Paul Leathe Notes REGISTRATION Registration for the second five- week term of the summer session will take place Monday July 28 in the Student Union Ballroom between 1 and 5 P^m* SECOND SESSION (July 28 - August 30) Registration closes 5:00 PM Wednes- day, J u ly 30 • No course can be added after that date* No course can be dropped except WP (withdrew passing) after 5:00 P*M* Friday, August 1* Latest date for dropping a course WP is August 13 at 5:00 P.M. FRESHMEN STUDENTS Thirteen members of the Class of 1962 have taken advantage of the new University policy to allow in- coming freshmen to start their col- lege career during summer session* A survey was taken by the Collegian to find out from the freshmen why they have started their college ca- reers early and how their courses compared to those they had in high school* Most of the students find the courses a bit harder but are ad- justing to the change readily . The main reasons given for their early start: to accelerate their education in anticipation of future work at a graduate level and, in some cases, to receive a degree prior to being called for military duty* According to Mr« Salwack, Assis- tant Provost, there will be infor- mal meetings with the new freshmen periodically to determine how they are adjusting to college life* The information gathered from these meetings will be of considerable value in determining the future va- lue of this program* WEDNESDAY JULY 30 8:30 PM The Special Experimenters program* A night to get acquainted with the Ital- ian students and to enjoy some fine Italian pastry, Ballroom of Student Union THURSDAY JULY 31 7:00 PM Music Room, Student Union Discussion of Wagner by Professor Joseph Contino 8 j 15 PM Movie "Quo Vadis" Student Union FRIDAY AUGUST 1 5:30 PM Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood # # Charles Munch and Pierre Monteux conductors* Wagner concert* NOTE: Please sign up at the desk in the Union lobby by Tuesday July 29*Busses will leave from the Union at 5:30 PM. SUNDAY AUGUST 3 ?.:30 PM Amherst Summer Music Cen- ter concert: orchestra and band. Student Union terrace or ballroom de- pending on weather con- ditions* THURSDAY AUGUST 7 8:15 PM Movie Student Union The following events may also be of interest to you: Every Friday evening during August* Amherst Community Band Concerts on the Town Common, 8:00 to 9:30 p*m* # Tickets for the concert will be given to you by Mr* Ricci who will be at the general admission ticket office (East parking lot) on the night of the concert* i^i mmrv^or University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I AUGUST 4, 1958 NUMBER 7 Middle East Authority To Speak Wednesday Dr. Laurons Hickok See lye, noted teacher and theologian, will bo con- vocation speaker on Wednesday, Aug. 6, in the Commonwealth Room of Stu- dent Union at 10:30 a.m. The title of his speech is "Ma- rines, Meet The Middle East** Dr. Seelye is an authority onthe Middle East, where he has lived and taught for many years. Born in Iowa, he received his B.A. at Amherst College in 1911. He has a diploma from Union Theologi- cal Seminary; M.A. from Columbia; LL.D. from Amherst, Western Reserve University and Queens University in Ontario, C a nada # Dr. Seelye served as minister of the Stanley Congregational Church in Chatham, N.J. from 1915-18 and was chaplain in the U.S.A r my during World War I. During part of the First World War,D r . Seelye served the American- Syrian Relief Committee in the USA. Especially interesting is that he taught philosophy and psychology at the American University of Bei- rut, Lebanon, from 1919 to 1933# From 1935 to 19/4-0, Dr. Seelye was president of St« Lawrence Uni- versity in Canton, N.Y. Laber, after teaching at Smith and Bennington he taught at Robert College and The American College for Girls, Istanbul, Turkey during the 'forties and early 'fifties. He was chairman of the Board of Direc- tors of the Y.M.C.A. in Istanbul from 1950 to 1957. While at the American University of Beirut, he served as the faculty director of student extra-curricu- lar activities and helped found an International Cooperative Club for student residence • The August 6 convocation will be open to interested townspeople as well as to students and faculty. It will provide a chance to learn firsthand about countries and people currently in the news. SAVE AUGUST 12, 3:00 PM The Literary Society will present readings by five poets: G. Stanley Koehler, Sylvia Plath Hughes, Ted Hughes, David Ridgely Clark and Leon 0. Barron. They will read in the Governor's Lounge, Student Union. (See next week's COLLEGIAN for de- tails.) THE SI ER OF UNIVJSl'iiSrW or 1 n\ COL3 ! THE MAS3ACHUSE' Adviser Doris E. Abramson Typist Nancy Parker Leeds Needs Help "I just like to help people #* The3e were the words of one of the workers on the Leeds Veterans Hospi- tal project. Under this program, sponsored by the Campus Religious Council, student volunteers work with patients at the Leeds Veterans Administration Hospital. After the required two orientation sessions, the volunteer workers go on the wards. There they entertain the pa- tients by playing cards, checkers and other games, or simply by just talking. The workers try to estab- lish contact with the patients giv- ing them the personal attention that the busy staff does not have the time to give. The program provides a break for the patients in an otherwise dull routine, as well as providing contacts with people from the "outside. 11 Last year, the program suffered from a lack of male volunteers. While other area colleges sent male volunteers on the project, UMass. sent none. There will be an oppor- tunity early this fall to attend the required orientation sessions. Groups willprobably go to Leeds one evening every other week. The pro- gram will not take a great amount of time. The work is rewarding, both to the patients of the hospital and to the workers taking part. While this is the summer session, students might keep the program in mind for the fall semester. Will you be at the orientation sessions next fall? What about it, UMass men? Marshall H. Whithed '61 CONVOCATION Tills week's convocation should be of special interest to everyone on campus. Dr. Laurens Hickok See lye, noted authority on the Middle East, will speak Wednesday August 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the Commonwealth Room Student Union. The title of his speech: "Marines, Meet The Middle East." Summer Festival At Amherst Art Center The Amherst Art Center will hold its second annual Summer Festival at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, on the north lawn of the J Q nos library, weather permitting, in case of in- clement weather, the festival will be in the library's auditorium. Members of the Art Center and guest artists will present demon- strations at 2 p.m. Mr* and Mrs. James McKinnel of Old Deerfield will show the process of pottery making. Robert Darr Wert, owner of the Country P r ints in Gill, will demonstrate the art of silk screen printing. Water color painting will be illustrated by Stephen Hamilton (many of his paintings are in Stu- dent Union) and oil painting by John Gnatek. There will be other demonstrations by members of the A r t Center. The public is cordially invited to attend, with no admission charge. Guests are also encouraged to view the exhibition of paintings, pot- tery and weaving by Amherst Center members. The exhibition will be on display upstairs in the library during the entire month of August. KB ART CENTER PAGE i| Book By Dr. Sweetman Published Dr. Harvey L. Sweetman, Prof easor of Entomology, has just published a new book, "The Principles of Biolo- gical Control." He has a B.S. from Colorado State College, M.S. from Iowa State College, and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. He has been on our faculty since 1930. The publishers, V/m. C. Brown Co. of Iowa, announced that thi3 book a upersedes an earlier book, "Biolo- gical Control of Insects", by tho same author. The new book, an ex- tension and revision of the earlier one, is written up to tho frontier of present knowledge In the field of biological control. It treats the subject on a world-wide basis. It is the only overall book dealing exclusively with the biological con- trol of pests that meets the needs of students and research workers alike. SEE SWEETMAN PAGE k f Notes And Quotes DANGEROUS PROFESSION "Teaching is the most dangerous profession. It deals with our chil- dren, the most precious of our nat- ural resources* It refines them into brave and wonderful adults or it grossly degrades them into dull, over-afnd adolescents. Its results color, mold, and determine the shape of our nation and the character of our people . "The good teacher must be a per- son with a profound love of a sub- ject, born of the fulness of fam- iliarity* He must have an excel- lent operational tinders tanding of basic educational principles, not the mere word-shadows of profession- al jargon. The teacher must have a love of people in general, und of children in particular, must have the ability to awaken and to main- tain the interest of students and to direct those interests toward successful experiences. Above all. the teacher must be able to foster wonder. If Prank G. Jennings The S aturday Rev i c w Ma i- eh i 8. 1958 WORK CONFERENCE Thirty-two graduate nurse prac- titioners from 21 agencies (depart- ments of education and health as well as visiting nurse association) and five senior nursing students from two Massachusetts schools of nursing completed a ten-day work conference on July3. The title of the conference was "Implications of Child Growth and Behavior to Nurs- ing Service". Dr. Isabel Valadian, professor of Child Growth and Behavior, and Mrs. Ruth Cumings, associate profes- sor of Public Health Nursing at Har- vard School of Public Health, assumed the primary responsibility for the contents of the conference. They also served as consultants, giving advice to groups concerning improved service to families. NOTE: Check Student Union announce- ments in Lobby. Some Historic Spots In Pioneer Volley Here are just a few of the houses and museums in thi the state, listed by the Valley association for th of tourists and others i in visiting them: AMHERST Strong House, 67 Amity in 17hkf contains exhibi Amherst Historical Socie daily 2-3> p.m. Nominal charge. DEERFIELD historic s part of Pioneer e benefit nterested St., built ts of the ty. Open admission Indian House, Old Deerfield St., museum and craft sales room, weav- ing. The Indian House Memorial is a replica of the historic Indian House of Colonial times (1697-181*8) and a center for weaving with looms in operation. Also Bloody Brook Tavern, where a pottery is estab- lished. Both buildings architec- turally interesting, contain good antiques and examples of colonial furnishings. Closed Tuesdays. Open weekdays 9:30 to noon, 1 to 5 P#m. Sunday, 1 to 5. Season May 1 to Nov. 1. Nominal admission charge. Frary House, Old Deerfield St., an historic inn, built in I683. During American Revolution was a Whig Tavern and frequent "stop 11 for Benedict Arnold during his loyal assignments for the Continental Army. Authentic antiques, interesting ballroom. Open May 1 to Nov. 1, Tues- day through Saturday, 9 to noon, 1:30 to 5 P.m.; Sundays 2 to 5 P.m. Nominal admission charge. HADLEY The Farm Museum, Route 9, Hadley Center, 1783 barn housing rare col- lections of early farm implements and early vehicles. Emily Dickin- son's family coach with silver handles on the door. Open May 1 to Nov. 1, Saturday and Sunday, from 2 to 5 P.m. No charge. Porter-Phelps-HuntInp;ton House, built 1752. This historic house re- cently pictured in Life Magazine has 3een no structural change since 1799. The homestead is replete with original family antique furniahinn3, colonial museum pieces, and historic documents are on display. Open daily from early May to Oct. 12. Small admission charge. THE SUMTER COLLEGIAN PAGE h Current Events WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6 8:00 to 9:1+5 PM Variety Show, Amherst Sum- mer Music C enter • A final tune-up before the group leaves for an overseas tour. Student U n ion ball- room. THURSDAY AUGUST 7 0:15 PM Movie Student Union MONDAY AUGUST 11 6:30 PM Valley Players* at Mt. Park Casino, in Holyoke "Bus Stop" Busses will leave from the Union at 6:30 PM, play begins at 8:30 PM. NOTE: Please sign up at the desk in the Union lobby by Friday August 8. THURSDAY AUGUST 11+ 8:15 PM Movie "She^ Working Her Way Through College" Student Union SPECIAL: Community band concerts on every Friday in August - 8:00 - 9:30 PM. -"-Tickets for the play will be given to you by Mr. Ricci who will be at the ticket office at lit. Park on the night the trip is nude. SWKETMAN Continued In an aavance announcement, the publishers stated, "Theoretical as well as practical information is analyzed and presented in a consis- tent and logical fashion." "The Principles of Biological Control" is likely to become a pop- ular textbook and a useful refer- ence work for persons doing research in the field of entomology. ARK YOU AVERAGE? If you drovo 8000 miles in 1957# you're about average, according to the National Safety Council. The council, in its recently pub- lished statistical yearbook, "Acci- dent Facts", reported that the na- tion's 80 million licensed motorists drove a total of 650 billion miles- an average of little more than 8000 miles per person. Auto accidents, said the council, injured 1,1+00,000 drivers and pedes- trians in 1957, and took the lives of 38,500 persons. NEW PROGRAM ADVISER Michael Laine Is the new Program Adviser in the Student Union build- ing. He reported to the University July 21, according to Student Union Director, William D. Scott. Mr. Laine is a 1958 graduate of the University of New Mexico, where he majored in psychology. At the U. of New Mexico he was chairman of the Union Board, chairman of the Union Program Directorate, and pres- ident of Tau Kappa Epsilon. The posltionto which he has been appointed at our Union Is the one formerly held by Marilyn Gross. M*T CENTER Continued At j> p. if. there will be a con- cert, sponsored by the A r t Center. Featured will be Francis Carver, flute, a teacher of flute at Skid- more College; Joanne Dickinson, flute, University of Rochester grad- uate; Emil Hebert, who has played bassoon with many of the leading symphony orchestras here and abroad; and Maria Gregoire, concert pianist of Heath. The program will include selections by Telemann, Haydn, Mo- zart, and Brahms. Refreshments will be served fol- lowing the concert. LIBRARY HOURS Hugh Montgomery, University Li- brarian, has announced the following summer hours for the period August k to August 30: Monday through Fri- day, 8:30 a.m. - 5*30 P.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday all day, with the exception of Saturday August 30 when the library will be open from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. i_j mnner I I^J University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I AUGUST 11,1958 NUMBER 8 5 Poets To Read Their Works "An Arternoon of Poetry" will be presented Tuesday at 3 by the Uni- versity Literary Society in the Gov- ernor's Lounge of the Student Union* Reading from latest works will be G. Stanley Koehler, Sylvia Plath Hughes, Ted Hughes, David Ridgely Clark and Leon 0* Barron. U. stan±ey ivoehler has published poems in the "Sewanee Review" # "Yale Review", "Poetry", and in "New Poems by American Poets." He is a member of the University English Depart- ment. Ted Hughes 1 book, "Hawk in the Rain", won the First Publication Award of the Poetry Center of the YMHA and YWHA of New York in cooper- ation with Harper & Brothers, in 1957* Judges of the contest were W.H. Auden, Marianne M Q ore and Ste- phen Spender. Mr. Hughes, who last year taught creative writing at the U. of M., has published poems in "Accent", the "Atlantic", "Nation" and "London Magazine •" David Ridgely Clark of the Uni- versity's English Department re- ceived the Eugene F.Saxton Harper's Memorial Fellowship in 1957 • He has published poems in the "Kenyon Re- view", "Poetry", the "Dublin Maga- zine" and "Voices." He has just, returned from Ireland, where he was working on a study of the plays of William Butler Yeats. Leon 0. Barron has published poems, "Northampton Poets" and else- where. Currently he is teaching the modern poetry course in the second term of the summer session. Coffee will be served at the con- clusion of the poets' readings . The public is welcome to attend. Probst Speaks At August 13 Convocation George E. Probst, executive di- rector of the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, educator and broadcaster, will be speaker for the Aug. 13 con- vocation at 10:20 in the Student Union. He will speak on "The current ed- ucational crisis in the perspective of time". Mo3t recently, Mr. Probst has been working on a course of lectures and discussions dealing with de Tocqueville's "Democracy in America" designed as a radio course for adults. He has been supported by the Fund for Adult Education to New York University. The course will be offered on an experimental basis rfer NYU auspices. * *-^ THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS PUBLISHED EACH MONDAY OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL SESSION EDITOR .JOEL WOLFSON TYPIST .NANCY PARKER Current Events WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20 8:30 PM Dance. Commonwealth Room to Student Union Midnight Don Tepper trio. THURSDAY AUGUST 21 8:15 PM Movie "Golden Boy" Student Union THURSDAY AUGUST 28 8:15 PM Movie "So Big' 1 Student Union THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 2 Faculty Notes Rud E. Meyerstein, instructor of French, presented a paper on "The determination of linguistic func- tion" during a recent conference of the Linguistic Society of America meeting at the University of Michi- gan, Ann Arbor • Dr. Warren Litsky, professor of bacteriology, has been awarded a grant from the US Public Health Ser- vice to conduct research in allergy and infectious diseases. Specifical- ly, Dr. Litsky will be concerned with "Thermal death time character- istics of milk organisms." Two members of the food technol- ogy department, P. John Francis, assistant professor, and Bans! L. Amla, instructor will attend the annual convention of the American Institute of Biological Sciences Aug. 2I4.-28 at Indiana University. More than 3000 persons, representing 35 affiliated societies will attend. University Of Massachusetts Student At Brussels World Fair Three collegians from the United States pose in the U.S. Pavilion at the Brussels World's Fair where they are guides. Their distinctive uniforms made of Acrilon and donated by the Chemstrand Corporation per- mits visitors to single them out in crowds to answer questions and per- form escort duty. Betty Lou Anderson (left) of De- troit is a junior at the University of Michigan, Beverly E. Franks (cen« ter) of Boston attended the Univer- sities of New Hampshire and Massa- chusetts, and Robert Mat suda( right) of Honolulu is a junior at the Uni- versity of Hawaii. They are members of the guide corps which includes more than 250 youths from the United States and its territories. Kji rv^imoor I rvi University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I AUGUST 11,1958 NUMBER 8 5 Poets To Read Their Works "An Afternoon of Poetry" will be presented Tuesday at 3 by the Uni- versity Literary Society in the Gov- ernors Lounge of the Student Union* Reading from latest works will be G. Stanley Koehler, Sylvia Plath Hughes, Ted Hughes, David Ridgely Clark and Leon 0. Barron. U. btanxey koehler has published poems in the "Sewanee Review" # "Yale Review", "Poetry", and in "New Poem3 by American Poets." He is a member of the University English Depart- ment. Ted Hughes 1 book, "Hawk in the Rain", won the First Publication Award of the Poetry Center of the YMHA and YWIIA of New York in cooper- ation with Harper & Brothers, in 1957 • Judges of the contest were W.H. Auden, Marianne M D ore and Ste- phen Spender. Mr. Hughes, who last year taught creative writing at the U. of M., has published poems in "Accent", the "Atlantic", "Nation" and "London Magazine." David Ridgely Clark of the Uni- versity^ English Department re- ceived the Eugene F.Saxton Harper's Memorial Fellowship in 1957 • He has published poems in the "Kenyon Re- view", "Poetry", the "Dublin Maga- zine" and "Voices." He has just returned from Ireland, where he was working on a study of the plays of William Butler Yeats. Leon 0. Barron has published poems, "Northampton Poets" and else- where* Currently he is teaching the modern poetry course in the second term of the summer session. Coffee will be served at the con- clusion of the poets' readings. The public is welcome to attend* Probst Speaks At August 13 Convocation George E. Probst, executive di- rector of the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation, educator and broadcaster, will be speaker for the Aug. 13 con- vocation at 10:20 in the Student Union. He will speak on "The current ed- ucational crisis in the perspective of time". Most recently, Mr. Probst has been working on a course of lectures and discussions dealing with de Tocqueville 1 s "Democracy in America" designed as a radio course for adults. He has been supported by the Fund for Adult Education to New York University. The course will be offered on an experimental basis "-^rier NYU auspices* THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS PUBLISHED EACH MONDAY OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL SESSION EDITOR. .JOEL WOLFSON TYPIST .NANCY PARKER Current Events WEDNESDAY AUGUST 20 8:30 PM to Midnight Dance. Commonwealth Room Student Union Don Tepper trio. THURSDAY AUGUST 21 8:15 PM Movie "Golden Boy" Student Union THURSDAY AUGUST 28 8:15 PM Movie "So Big" Student Union THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN PAGE 2 Faculty Notes Rud E. Meyerstoin, instructor of French, presented a paper on "The determination of linguistic func- tion" during a recent conference of the Linguistic Society of America meeting at the University of Michi- gan, Ann Arbor* Dr. Warren Litsky, professor of bacteriology, has been awarded a grant from the US Public Health Ser- vice to conduct research in allergy and infectious diseases* Specifical- ly, Dr. Litsky will be concerned with "Thermal death time character- istics of milk organisms." Two members of the food technol- ogy department, P. John Francis, assistant professor, and Bans! L. Amla, instructor will attend the annual convention of the American Institute of Biological Sciences Aug. 24-28 at Indiana University. More than 3000 persons, representing 35 affiliated societies will attend. University Of Massachusetts Student At Brussels World Fair Three collegians from the United States pose in the U.S. Pavilion at the Brussels World 1 s Fair where they are guides. Their distinctive uniforms madecf Acrilon and donated by the Chemstrand Corporation per- mits visitors to single them out in crowds to answer questions and per- form escort duty* Betty Lou Anderson (left) of De- troit is a junior at the University of Michigan, Beverly E. Franks (cen« ter) of Boston attended the Univer- sities of New Hampshire and Massa- chusetts, and Robert Ma tsuda( right) of Honolulu is a junior at the Uni- versity of Hawaii. They are members of the guide corps which includes more than 25>0 youths from the United States and its territories. kji rv^ir^r^ or I 1^1 University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I AUGUST 18, 1958 NUMBER 9 Music Center Called Huge Success As First Season Ends Upon completion of its first ful] summer of activity, Dr. J.Clem- ent Schuler, director of the Amherst Summer Music Center, was deeply grateful to all departments of the University of Massachusetts for their cooperation extended to the Center during its stay on campus. continued on page 6. The first year of instruction at the Amherst Summer Music Center has been a great success. Pictured above are members of the student orchestra* The goal of the school is 500 students. This year 76 sturlento were enrolled. THE SUMMER COLLEGIAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS PUBLISHED EACH MONDAY OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL SESSION EDITOR ••#•«••••*»*•• *JOEL WOLFSON TYPIST .NANCY PARKER REPORTER . .BILL HOGARTH The Sumner Collegian Page 2 President Emeritus Dies Dr. Ralph Albert Van Meter, 61+, President of the University of Mass- achusetts 191^8-^, died suddenly at his home in Harwich, Mass., on Sat- urday morning, July 26. Dr. Van Meter was born in Colum- bus Grove, Ohio, October, 1893. He received his BS from Ohio State Uni- versity in 1917, the M.S. from the U of Mass. in 1930, Ph.D. from Cor- nell in 1935 and the honorary LL,D # Amherst College, 19tj.9, and the U of Mass., 1951j.» He joined the staff of the U of Mass. in 1917 as extension special- ist in food conservation, was pro- fessor of pomology, I923-I4.8, Dean, School of Horticulture, 1931-l;8, Dean in charge of Army Training Pro- gram, 19l^2-l;5>> Acting President, 19Ij.6-1j.7j President, 19lj.B-51|. and Pre- sident Emeritus, 1954-58* During his administration as pre- sident, the State College became the University of Massachusetts and the expansion program began to develop* Some 20 new buildings were planned which involved an expenditure of over 10 million dollars. In addi- tion his administration saw the con- solidation of the Schools of Agri- culture and Horticulture into a single unit, the establishment of a College of Arts and Sciences, and the inceptioxi of three new schools- business administration, engineer- ing, and nursing. Dr. Van Meter developed the pro- gram for veterans at the Fort Devens branch of the University which oper- ated from 19)4.6 to 19i+9» He also de- veloped the plans for the transfer of several thousand veteran students from Fort Devens to the University* For J4.I years Dr* Van Meter has been associated with the University* DR • RALPH A • VAN METER SERVED THE UNIVERSITY FROM 1917 UNTIL HIS UNTIMELY DEATH THIS PAST JULY In his earlier years of service he devoted his time to the scientific study of agriculture and its appli- cation of this research to the training of young men and women in agriculture and beyond the campus to farmers in the Commonwealth and throughout the United States. In the latter period of his service he was called upon for administrative duties, in particular during World War II and the University expansion in the post-war years • In words of the citation when the highest degree of the University, the LL.D., was conferred upon him in 1951J., he met these challenges "with fortitude and inspiring largeness of vision 1 .* His work showed "the generous pat- tern you have advocated for our emergence as a great university." Dr. Van Meter believed firmly in the ideals and aims of Mp-her edu- cation. He stood for the democratic principle that, in his words, "Op- portunities in higher education should not be fixed by color of the skin; nor by the place of residence* . nor by religion, nor by sex, nor by financial status of the parents, but by capacity for learning only... For each according to his need; to each according to his ability*" A large dormitory on the campus which was completed in 1957 was named in honor of Dr. Van Meter* In absence of President J. Paul Mather from campus, Provost Shannon McCune made the following statement: continued on page 6. ^Jne Ljood ^J each er The Sunmv?r Collegian Page 3 THE GOOD TEACHER By MARK VAN DOREN (Poet and professor of Columbia University in an address at the in- auguration of Pres. Richard Glenn Gettell of Mt. Holyoke College) lots of luck!! The words of a teacher bear so many responsibilities that if all of them were ever present in his mind together he would grow as si- lent as the grave • The teacher's responsibility to the student is so huge and heavy a thinp- that no tear.hAr \* ^ «* right-, mind considers It at all. No good teacher, I mean. For a good teacher has had the experience of learning that his words have an effect upon those who sit before him: An effect, it may be, that will endure for de- cades and, In certain cases, given enough age In the teacher, have in- deed endured that long. And it may gratify him to be told of this. But if he commenced each of his r.lasap* by wondering what future actions or thoughts were going to be the result of what he said, if he asked himself seriously what characters he was going to shape, If ever so oddly or so little, he might be terrified before he spoke one word. Normally he is blessed with a healthy indifference to such con- siderations t He is concerned with what he is going to say, and with whether or not it is true. I scarcely need to explain that the kind of teacher *» ;mve In view is the kind for whom the subject was created. It is his subject; he spends his life thinking about it, whether in or out of class; it is his second if not his first nature; it is what gives him joy.No student ever fails to be aware of this, A teacher can fool his colleagues; he may even fool his president; but he never fools his students. They know when he loves his subject and when he does not. They may think such love to be a queer thing, and they may resolve never to fall victim to it them- selves; but their respect for it will never cease. And respect for a subject, like respect for an idea, is the beginning of wisdom; or at the very least, respect for the love of a subject* Final examinations of the second Summer Session will be held Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30. Examinations will be held in the normally-assigned classrooms. The schedule is as follows: August 29, 2:00-3:50 Classes which meet in period 3 (11:20 to 12:^0) August 30, 9:00-9:50 Classes which meet in period 1 (5:00-9:50) August 30, 10 00-12: 20 Classes which meet in period 2 (9:lj.0-ll:10) Potash Named Foreign Student Coordinator Dr. Robert Potash, assistant pro- fessor cf history, has been appointed Foreign Student Coordinator, Provost Shannon McCune has announced. He returned to the University staff in September 1957 after serving two years as a Foreign Service Reserve Officer, Division of Research for American Republics, U.S. Department of State. He has also traveled and studied in Mexico and South America on other fellowship and scholarship grants. Faculty Notes Appointments Announced Appointments to the physics and chemistry departments of the Univ- ersity effective September 1 have been announced. William D. Foland, who holds an A. P., M.S. and Ph.D. from the Univ- ersity of Tennessee has been appoin- ted assistant professor in physics. Two new physics instructors, Phil- ip Johnson and Jesse 0. Richardson both studied at the U of M. Johnson, who earned his B.S. here, has had more than ten years experience in teaching physics and related courses. He was on the faculty at the Univer- sity in 19I4J4. and since 191+6 has been teaching physics at Wentworth Insti- tute. Boston. continued on page 6. The Summer Collegian Page 4 THE OUTDOOR BARBECUE, PREHISTORIC STYLE, FEATURED AN OPEN FIRE. PRIMITIVE utensils inoluded a pointed stiok for cooking ar> ating meat. Licjuids were carried and served from hollcwed-out gourds or dried animal skins* picnics ate 9$ old $$ the hills Civilization and its refinements notwithstanding, there are some things which we still have in com- mon with our primitive ancestors • We might say that one of them is to- day's popular pastime of eating out of doors whenever the elements al- low. FAR PROM NEV7 Although the cook-out trip and backyard barbecue have certainly in- creased in favor during the past de- cade, the idea is far from new* The "family picnic" actually traces its origins back to the stone age # In various parts of the world, arche- ologists have uncovered ancient n pic nic sites" — remnants of what had been a small campfire, eating uten- sils and even untidy picnic left- overs in the form of animal bones. And judging from the locations of these finrls. it is also obvious that primitive man liked to dine in the great outdoors as much as does his modern descendant. The pre-historic picnic probably began on the same premise as today's outdoor party. Inspired by a lovely sunny dav. it is easy to imagine the cave man and nis family picKing up a few weapons and tools and set- ting out for a fine outdoor meal # Of course, prehistoric man had a number of pressing problems that Twentieth Century man doesn't have to face. First of all, he had to seek and kill his own meat, rather than having the convenience of pre- cut juicy steaks available at a nearby supermarket. It was danger- ous business to stalk and then out- wit his prey, and he and his family continued on page 5. were in constant peril on whav might be a long trip on foot in searching for their picnic-fare. The next problem was in getting the cooking fire started, usually open and on the ground, and ignited by the crude flint method. Modern man, on the other hand, usually finds a convenient built-in charcoal grill at the picnic ground or could take along one of the new portable electric barbecue units of stainless steel — for which most parks supply the electrical outlets. CAVEMAN HAD ADVANTAGES Conversely, however, the cave man had some advantages. While he and his family had to travel on foot, thev didn»t have the problems of heavy automobile traffic or "Sunday drivers M l In his uncivilized world, he could choose most any convenient site for his party ~ there were no crowds, no "Keep Off the Grass" or "No Trespassing" signsi The Summer Collegian Pase 5 Ana although we don't know for sure, it would be a safe guess that prehistoric man, his family and his friends, enjoyed these outdoor feasts as much as we do today, and that these gatherings resulted in the same warm, friendly atmosphere which we like about our own casual Sunday outings» Messina Awarded Grant The Graduate School of Bowling GreenState University has announced the awarding of an assistantship in Health & Physical Education to Mr. Vincent Messina for the academic year 1958-1959. This assistantship provides a cash stipend of $1200 and the remission of the registra- tion fee and the out-of-state fee for the academic year and the ensu- ing summAT» school. DINING OUT OF DOORS 1958 HOLDS THE SAME PRINCIPLE THAT FOODS TASTE BETTER and there's more fun in eating in the open air. But the crude fire has been replaced by the modem charcoal or electric barbecue unit. Today's utensils are most likely modern designs in stainless steel. continued from page 1* The Center, witn (b students averag- ing in age from 16-18 enrolled this summer, will be a year after year operation with a goal of £00 stu- dents set for future summers,, Dr* Schuler was delighted with the attendance at the weekly con- certs conducted by the students of the center, and feels that this very promising project is going to draw much favorable attention to the Uni- versity of Massachusetts and to the town nf Amherst* TO TOUR EUROPE Exceptional students of this fear's school are going to tour Eur- ope next summer with "KIDS PROM HOME" an internationally famous group of non-professionals, xne Am- herst Summer Music Center is expec- ted to be a drafting devise for this organization* "The School, which offers all phases of musical instruction and interpretation has great potential* Parents and music teachers at home should feel deeply gratified with the progress made by the students," said Dr* Schuler* "It is a tribute to these people, the fine work they have done, and the musical instruc- tion received prior to enrolling in ASMC . " Students at the ASMC felt over- whelmingly, that the school was filled with difficult work and fun, but expressed a desire to return next year* They felt that the in- struction they received was vastly more complex and different than any which they had previously been ex- posed to, and would highly recommend the school* Although the school was hard, exposure to activities, like sports and parties, as well as trips to Tanglewood and other spots of mu- sical interest, offered variety to the ASMC program* FIEDLER ON ADVISORY BOARD ASMC is the second least expen- sive school of 181 such schools in the country* On its advisory coun- cil, ASMC has such distinguished persons as Dr. Jean Paul Mather, Pre- sident of the University of Massa- chusetts, Fred Waring, Dr. Sigmund Spaeth, and Arthur Fiedler, conduc- tor of the Boston Pops Orchestra. rart or zne outstanding faculty at ASMC this season was N Q rman Clou- tier, NBC staff director and arran- ger; Harry Huffna/rle, international- The Suramer Collegian Page 6 ly famous arranger with top dance bands; Alvin Etler, Smith College faculty member of composing promin- ance; Dr, Fred Mirliani, Head of the Holy Cross music department; Chester Hazlett, formerly with Paul Whitman and currently orchestrating at NBC; and Emil Hubert, formerly with the NbC sympnony* continued from page 2* "The University community has been saddened by the passing of Pre- sident Emeritus Ralph Van Meter* Dr* Van Meter, a thoroughly trained sci- entist, was also firmly committed to the need for liberal education* On© of his favorite sayings was the aim of higher education should be to de- velop students from a broad base to a sharp point* In laying a firm ba- sis for the growth of the University he was particularly skilled in bring- ing outstanding persons to join the staff* For example, the President of the University, J. Paul Mather * was chosen by Dr.Van Meter to serve as provost* Dr* Van Meter was an extremelyl^iendly person whose wise counsel was treasured by students and faculty alike* The growth and development of the University in re- cent years and the planned expansion of the future are tributes to his judgment of the needs for higher ed- ucation for the people of the Com- monwealth. continued from page 3* Richardson earned his B«S. at AIC, Springfield, and M*S. at the University. Two graduates of A m erican Inter- national College will be teaching associates while working on grad- uate degrees in physics. They are Philip A. Braica and Theodore J* Meyers* Appointments to the chemistry de- partment include James S. Proctor and Oliver T. Zajicek. Appointed as assistant professor, Proctor earned his Ph.D. at the University of Rome, Italy under a Fulbright grant. Ap- pointed as instructor, Zajicek is a graduate of B a ldwin-Wallace College, earned his master's degree at Wayne State University where he is com- pleting requirements for his Ph.D* decree© Ljmomm©r I r^i University of Massachusetts Amherst VOLUME I \ August 25, 1958 NUMBER 10 TONIGHT IS A BIG NIGHT ON WEDK RADIO An example of Pour College Co- operation in action can be heard to- night when highlights of the Univer- sity of Massachusetts June gradua- tion exercises are broadcast simul- taneously in Boston and Western Massachusetts©. The recorded commencement of Dr. Paul A, Siple, scientist - explorer of the South Pole, will be broad- cast on Pioneer Valley Lectures at 7:30 p.m. over the Educational Radio Network (E.R.N.) MOST POWERFUL FM STATION IN VALLEY Pioneer Valley Lectures is pro- duced for the network by WEDK, 91.7 mc FM, a Four College Cooperative venture in conjunction with the Springfield School Committee. The Connecticut Valley 1 s most powerful FM station (1^,000 watts), WEDK has been serving listeners on a regular basis since August U. continued on page 2 HELP WAITED II I A YOUNG AND LOVELY SCOTTISH LASS WOULD LIKE A RIDE TO THE WE8T COAST, HER GOAL IS CALIFORNIA, CAN YOU HELP??? PHONE ALPINE 3-3783 AND ASK FOR ANNE C0L0JJH0UN, PRONOUNCED (kn - boon) MORE REMARKABLE THAN EVER: RADIO In the midst of this age, millions of people a covering radio. Millions been enjoying radio all a it is stilH a miracle to that by merely turning can hear the President of a Beethoven symphony.. • game ■ • . the Academy Award tions and truly amazing happening in radio today: television re re-dis- more have long, for most of us a dial you the U.S., a baseball presenta- things are RIGHT HERE IN THE BAY STATE In Massachusetts, not far from Harvard University, stands a gigan- tic radio that can tune in sounds created before the first man walked c i earthl The n programs M it receives were originally made when celestial bodies — millions of light years away ~ collided in space. Because of the enormous distance they have had to travel, their sound waves are just now reaching earth. A new science, radio astronomy, waa born in 191*8 when the first ra- dio "star" — a heavenly body that radiates sound on radio frequencies was discovered. Mow almost 500 such stars are kno;;n to exist. continued on pfi^e 3 continued from page 1* ADMINISTRATION AT HASBROUCK LAB The transmitter is located in Springfield while the program and administrative office is located on campus at Hasbrouck Laboratory. WEDK is operated with the advice and cooperation of the Western Mass. Broadcasting Council. Besides the U of M, other college members are Amherst, Mt. Holyoke and Smith. As a key affiliate of E.R.N, , WEDK will carry many of WGEH-FM f s programs from Boston, including the Boston Symphony Concerts recorded at Tanglewood and programs of news and news analysis by Louis. M. Lyons, curator of the Nieman Fellowships at Harvard University and national winner of the 1957 Peabody Award for radio and television reporting. "SERIOUS BROADCASTING" This cooperative enterprise bi ings to the area for the first time a non- commercial radio station devoted exclusively to "serious broadcasting". "Serious broadcast- ing" is defined by WEDK as a term that includes not oily formal cour^ej The Sumner Collegian Page 2 for adult education but also cultur- al and informational programs pre- sented on a higher level than usual- ly found on commercial radio or television. ZAITZ IS COORDINATOR Radio Coordinator for the U of M is Anthony W. Zaitz, Assistant Pro- fessor of Speech, will develop and for WEDK and the Network utilizing resources of the Professor Zaitz produce programs Educational Radio the faculty and University. MR. ZAITZ EXPECTS TO MAKE USE OP THE PRODUCTION TALENT AND TECHNICAL FA- CILITIES OF WMUA, THE STUDENT -OPER- ATED CAMPUS RADIO STATION. This summer Prof. Zaitz produced a four-week radio series on the Am- erican Humanities Seminar which met on campus July 14-16. The seminar was sponsored by the Humanities Cen- ter for Liberal Education and the University of Massachusetts. The series was broadcast on Pioneer Val- ley Lectures over the Educational Radio Network. This is one of the many jazz groups here at UMass, now with an opportunity to reach thousands of additional lis- teners through the new WMUA -WEDK radio hookup. I R COLLEOIAN OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS RJBLISHED EACH MONDAY OF Big summer SCHOOL SESSION EDITOR *•••«••••,.»«•• *JOEL WQLF801 TYPIST .......NANCY PARKKR REPORTER .RILL HOGARTH continued from page 1 RADIO TELESCOPE Major tool of this new science is the radio telescope, whose half- ton antenna can pick y ton antenna can pick up invisible radiations from the sun, stars, ga- laxies and other celestial bodies in the same way that household ra- dios pick up programs. Because of the similarity of ra- dio waves and light waves, a radio astronomer can do far more than merely listen to this stellar sta- tic* He can view heavenly objects and plot their position in space by radio "light". Result: we 1 re getting a "map" of our universe.The importance of such knowledge for future flights through space is obvious. Yet none of this would have been possible if, back in 1865, Scottish scientist James C. Maxwell hadn't discovered that light waves were both electric and magnetic. In 1888, Heinrich Hertz, a German, succeeded in generating electromagnetic waves or radio impulses • Later, Sir Oliver Lodge and other scientists experi- mented with the Hertzian waves as a medium of communication. MARCONI INVENTS These investigations led to the experiments of Italian Guglielmo Marconi, who, in l89lj-, made a set of instruments that could actually send and receive messages. Two years later, he sent a radio message from ship to shore . The first interna- tional radio communication was ac- complished in 1899, when a message was sent across the English Channel. In 1901, a message was transmitted from England to Newfoundland. WORLD SERIES AIRED Improvements came so rapidly, that by 1921 it was possible to hear the New York Giants beat the New York Yankees in the World Series without leaving home. 'I H Pac« 3 The 20 f s were also the heyday of the crystal set, a crude but ingen- ious radio with a weak operating radius (2£-£0 miles). It wasn't long before Americans rebelled at the idea of having to sit huddled about the radio to get their long-distance entertainment, so a "portable"radio was introduced. It weighed 90 lbs.(i|l lbs. for bat- teries alone) and measured 3 ft. x 1 1/2 ft. x 1 ft. It looked like a suitcase but was far more fragile. Technically, the "portable" was port- able — if you had a weightlifter in the family. THE PORTABLE Few people did. Consequently, the portable radio slipped into tem- porary obscurity. But in 1937 the makers of Eveready batteries per- fected something that started the portable radio boom. Using an en- tirely new principal of design, they made a radio battery smaller than anybody had been able to make be- fore. Using the same principle, they've been turning them out pro- gressively smaller until today some of their batteries are no longer than a cigarette, others no bigger than a shirt buttoni It's estimated that over 20 million portables now bring music, drama and news to Amer- icans outdoors and in. Radio roally came into its own as entertainment in the 1920' s, with the great popularity of the early Amos and Andy show. Those comedians paved the way for r future laughs brought on by Ed Wynn, Jack Benny, Fred Allen, Bob Hope and Red Skel- ton. It wasn't long before the major networks, realizing their responsi- bilities to the public, scheduled news programs, variety shows, spe- cial events, political coverage, drama, symphonies and opera as well as popular music and comedy -—-to suit every conceivable taste. AND TODAY Even today, despite the inroads of television, 15>0 million people listen to radio at least 20 hours a week. Most loyal fans are those be- tween 20 and 3^ yrs. of age. Favor- ite listening time is from noon to 6 p.m. Peak listening hour is be- tween 4. and 5 P«m. KOZLOWSKI OP BOTANY DEPARTMENT LEAVES FOR NEW POST AT WISCONSIN Dr. Theodore T. Kozlowski, pro- fessor of botany and head of the de- partment, has resigned to accept a professorship at the University of Wisconsin. His new position in grad- uate teaching and research is effec- tive Sept. lo Dr. Kozlowski has been on the University staff since 191+7 and was promoted to head of the department in 1950# He is co-author of a manuscript on "Physiology of Woody Plants" to be published by McGraw Hill Book Co. He is chairman of the Northeast Section of the Botanical Society of America and chairman of the North- east Section, American Society of Plant Physiologists. Dr. Kozlowski earned his bachel- or 1 s degree at Syracuse University* master's and doctorate at Duke Univ- ersity. He also attended MIT and the University of Buffalo. Other professional affiliations include membership in the New York Academy of Science, American Insti- tute of Biological Scientists. The Summer Collegian Page 4 REGARLESS OF HOW YOU LOOK AT IT. THERE IS NOTHING QUITE LIKE .RADIO PICTURED ABOVE IS COLLEGE POND ' r ITH THE UNION IN THE BACKR0U71D. THE POND IS BEING CLEANED OUT AND ACCORDING TO HARRY HUGILL, CONSTRUCTION MAINTENANCE ENGINEER AT THE UNIVERSITY, T^E JOB SHOULD BE DONE AND THE POND FILLED AGAIN BY THE END OF SEPTEMBER, WEATHER PERMITTING.